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4th of July Special Events in the Smokies

Annually Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville celebrate July 4th in a big way with 2015 being no exception. From parades, concerts to fireworks there is something for everyone. This year’s schedule includes:

  • Fireworks at Dollywood approximate start time 9:30PM nightly through 8/2
  • Red White and Boom Fireworks at TN Smokies Stadium 7/1-7/3 after the game
  • 40th annual Gatlinburg “First July 4th Parade in the Nation” starts at midnight July 3/July 4
  • 25th Annual Patriot Festival sponsored by the City of Pigeon Forge and 107.7 WIVK radio Knoxville begins Noon July 4th, entertainment begins 1:30PM at Patriot Park
  • River Raft Regatta on the Little Pigeon River in Gatlinburg starts at noon on July 4th
  • Diamond Rio in concert at the Patriot Festival Pigeon Forge 8PM July 4th
  • Fireworks at Patriot Park in Pigeon Forge approximate start time 9:30PM July 4th
  • Fireworks downtown Gatlinburg approximate start time 10PM July 4th

Smoky Mountain 4th of July Events Schedule

Every year on July 4th the cities of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg celebrate Independence Day in a big way. 2014 will be no exception; here is the current list of scheduled events:

  • July 3 Fireworks Display at Smokies Stadium in Sevierville following the TN. Smokies/Montgomery baseball game.
  • July 3rd/4th The First Independence Day Parade in the Nation– At the stroke of midnight the 39th annual Gatlinburg July 4th Midnight Parade will march down the parkway. This year’s parade will honor Women Veterans and other U.S. HeroesView last years Midnight Parade
  • July 4th Gatlinburg River Raft Regatta– The annual unmanned River Raft Regatta will be held at 12 noon, registration begins at 10 a.m.
  • July 4th Patriot FestivalPigeon Forge’s Patriot Park will again be home to this annual festival starting at 12 noon with fun and activities for kids. Onstage entertainment will begin at 1:30 p.m. with concerts featuring the Pigeon Forge Community Chorus, the Tim Kellar Band, bluegrass group Adkins & Loudermilk, the Jimmy Buffet tribute band Sons of Sailors and the event headliners Lonestar.
  • July 4th Mark Chesnutt– 8 p.m. at Country Tonite Theatre
  • July 4th Fireworks- Pigeon Forge’s fireworks display will be at Patriot Park starting somewhere between 9:30 till 10 p.m. depending on the conclusion of onstage entertainment. Gatlinburg’s fireworks will be centered downtown (recommended viewing around traffic light #3) to begin about 10 p.m. All fireworks subject to weather conditions.

Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland at Smokies Stadium

Shadrack Watersports & RV will again host its Christmas Wonderland at TN Smokies Stadium in Sevierville. This honored Christmas LED light show, synchronized to music of the season, is something for the whole family to enjoy.
Enjoy this nearly one mile long exhibit from the comfort of your own vehicle. Guests will be instructed to tune their radio to the local broadcast as thousands of lights blink to Christmas music. The entire display takes about 20 minutes to view. Christmas Wonderland at Smokies Stadium will open Nov. 12 and run through January 2nd, hours are 6-10PM. For further information, schedule, and rates go to shadrock.com.

New Addition to Sevierville’s Winterfest Celebration

It was announced this week that Christmas Wonderland will be held at Smokies Stadium during Sevierville’s Winterfest Celebration. The fully computerized LED light show will be one of the largest in the country. The drive-through synchronized light show will be nearly a mile in length and last about 20 minutes.
Christmas Wonderland will begin November 6th and will continue through January 3rd, 2010. Hours of operation are Sunday-Thursday 6PM-10PM and Friday & Saturday 6PM-11PM. Admission is $10 per vehicle.

Smoky Mountain Fan Fest

Smokies Stadium in Sevierville on July 18th and 19th will host the Smoky Mountain Fan Fest. Scheduled to appear are members of the cast of the Dukes of Hazard TV show along with other performers from other classic television shows and movies.
On Saturday night there will be a concert featuring country music legend Merle Haggard, along with Janie Fricke and Cooter’s Garage Band.
Tickets are available online, click here for further details.

Special Concert at Smokies Stadium

The Mountain Press reported today that Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson and  John Mellencamp will perform on stage at Tennessee Smokies Stadium in Sevierville on July 29th. Tickets go on sale May 16 at the stadium or online at smokiesstadiumevents.com. Showtime will be at 5:30PM, gates open at 5.

For more information about the tour visit bobdylan.com.